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a second term we might be able to get that done because we have a lot of long-term un unemployed. i hope some of the tax breaks, such as the breaks on social security payroll taxes can be continued onward from december. i think that's very important to keep money in the hands of the middle class and enabling their spending, and jobs. >> eliot: all the miles you're talking b all of which i'm fully in accord with all predicated with president obama to guide the path. i agree, if he gets the second term. one of the premise that i view and i think you view as one of the misguided policies of mitt romney if you lower the tax breaks you get an outbreak of investment. there was a survey that disputed that. they polled it under political pressure. what is your wisdom as someone who has studied this in great death, would this bring investment as mitt romney high hypothesizes. >> no, between cutting marginal tax rates on the top and creating more jobs or economic growth. clinton increased taxes and we had jobs than when bush cut taxes. yet average economic growth during the years was better than
steal democracy. >> sandy hit new york city in the surrounding city and left un unprecedented damage. we have erroll louis, thanks for sticking around. now we have mayor kelaher, thank you for being here. >> it's a pleasure to be here. sandy has made tomorrow's river the katrina of new jersey, that's for sure. >> eliot: for folks who may not know, you have 100,000 folks who live in tomorrow's river. that's a lot of folks. describe for us how widespread is the devastation? >> right along the coast, we have 44 square miles and part of our population is on the barrier island, which is separated from the mainland. there is a bridge over the coastal water way and cause way and the place that really got hit was our township ortley beach. gas leaks all over the place houses on the beach are tipped over. it's just total devastation. all the power lines are down. and it was obviously due to this storm surge. our boardwalks are gone, and just two years ago we built a brand new lifeguard tower public rust room restroom, and i recognize the masonry on the sand. >> had that ever happened before i
might be that general petraeus has said he believed it was a terrorist and the u.n. ambassador said originally it was not that. is that a legitimate area of some investigation by congress? >> in fairness to susan rice. she did not say it was an act of terrorist. she didn't rule it out either. she made clear her understanding of what happened would evolve over time. the significance of general petraeus on the hill is to begin a more fullsome process to answer questions that still don't have complete answers. the second dimension will be the completion of the accountability review board the arb that the state department is working on and will be released next month by secretary of state hillary clinton. i'm confident through these processes we'll understand through the best of our knowledge what exactly happened and put statements in their proper contexts. >> eliot: look the wild conspiracy theories just seem so crazy and off the wall i don't think they merit discussion. one piece going forward is how this would effect the president's decision about whom and when to nominate to be sec
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